Episode 433 – Mood Indigo

The music of Duke Ellington is the sole feature on this show. One of the most famous jazz writers of his time, composer of many hits including Caravan, Satin Doll, Sophisticated Lady and more!

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Music Played

CaravanBryan RodwellGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Ventures In Sound (VIS-B3)
Mood IndigoJohn SengSt. Mary of the Lake Seminary Mundelein IL

4/23 Howell-Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0057)
I’m Beginning To See The LightLen RawleFree Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
The Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust (LTOT 8621)1986
I Got It Bad and That Ain’t GoodTom HazletonSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (SBW401)1988
Satin DollNigel OgdenAstra Theatre, Llandudno

3/8 Christie
COS Tapes (COS101)1983
Sophisticated LadyCharlie BaloghOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises, Inc (ERB110)2000
It Don’t Mean A ThingJonas NordwallOrgan Grinder Resturant, Portland, Oregon

4/27 Wurlitzer
Organ Grinder (JN110CD)

Episode 428 – Over The Rainbow

The music of Harold Arlen is the sole feature on this show. Best known perhaps for writing Over The Rainbow, but has many great standards to his name!

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Music Played

Get HappyTom HazletonCap’ns Galley Pizza Parlour, Redwood City CA

4/23 Wurlitzer
Arkay Enterprises (AR 1044)
Happiness Is Just A Thing Called JoeJohn SengRichard Loderhouse Studio NY

4/34 Wurlitzer
United Artists Records (UAL 4056)1959
I’ve Got The World On A StringBarry BakerRon Wehmeier Residence, Cincinnati, OH

4/33 Wurlitzer
BLB Productions (BLB1402)1999
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaHoward BeaumontCommunity Centre, Ryhope

3/9 Compton
Fairview Studios (HB 111)2019
Stormy WeatherLen RawleMusical Museum, Brentford

3/12 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2018D)2000
Over The RainbowRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 04)2001
One for My BabyJim RiggsMacy’s Greek Hall, Philidelphia, PA

2/8 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings2013

Episode 424 – Knightsbridge

The music of Eric Coates is the sole feature on this show. With many great orchestral pieces to his name, this show has three solos and the finale is the three movements from his “London Suite” played by different organists.

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Music Played

Dam Busters MarchNicholas MartinTurners Musical Merry-Go-Round

3/19 Wurlitzer
Nicholas Martin (NNS8)1989
Dance In The TwilightRichard HillsJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball
Dickinson Theatre Organ Society (DTOS1101)2002
Sleepy LagoonLen RawleWurlitzer Hall, Leisure Centre, Woking

3/8 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2015)1995
London Suite I – Covent GardenNigel OgdenBBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer
Grosvenor Records (GRS 1140)1983
London Suite II – WestminsterChris ElliotPlummer Auditorium, Fullerton CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
CPE Productions (CPE-106CD)1998
London Suite III – KnightsbridgeLyn LarsenCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Intersound Inc (CDD 281)1986

Episode 420 – The Paramount Sound

On this week’s show John Leeming features the big paramount sound with tracks from organs in that chain.

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Music Played

Put On a Happy Face/A Lot of Livin’ To DoCharles SmittonParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1967
Zigeuner/I’ll See You AgainEric LordParamount/Odeon Newcastle

3/19 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1948
GlobetrotterLen RawleParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1968
As Time Goes ByRay BohrParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
RCA Victor Records (LPM-1306)1956
I’ve Got You Under My SkinTom HazletonParamount Portland, Oregon

4/20 Wurlitzer
Arkay Records (AR-1044)1974
Have You Met Miss Jones?Tony FenelonParamount, Seattle

4/20 Wurlitzer
ATOS Productions (ATOS 2010)2010
Gladys P Muehlbacher BoogieBill ThomsonParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1983
King Kong MarchIain McGlincheyParamount 450 VTPOPrivate Recording2021
Moonlight in VermontEric LordParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1962

Episode 417 – Two Manual Delights

On this weeks show Damon takes us on an international ramble of some of the best two manual Wurlitzer installations.

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Music Played

From This Moment OnDeclan PooleRoyalty Cinema, Bowness-on-Windermere

2/7 Wurlitzer
An FTOP Production2018
Blue MoonLen RawleMarine Arcade, Douglas, Isle Of Man

2/10 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2019
‘Harry Warren’ Selection
a) We’re In The Money
b) Jeepers Creepers
c) You’ll Never Know
d) Remember Me?
e) September In The Rain
f) Lullaby Of Broadway
g) Serenade In Blue
h) 42nd Street
Simon GledhillReactor Hall 1, KTH Royal Institute Of Technology, Stockholm, Sweeden

2/7 Wurlitzer
Recording from Per-Olaf Schultz2017
Isn’t This a Lovely Day (To Be Caught in the Rain)Jim RiggsMacy’s Greek Hall, Philidelphia, PA

2/8 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings2013
Twelfth Street RagReginald Porter-BrownTown Hall, Marrickville, Sidney, Australia

2/10 Wurlitzer
Deroy Records (Deroy 1020)1974

Episode 415 – Putin’ On The Ritz

The music of Irving Berlin is the sole feature on this show. This show contains a few favourites from this composers vast output of songs including Blue Skies, Heatwave, Always and more!

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Music Played

Let’s Face The Music And DanceJelani EddingtonCommunity Theatre, Berkeley

4/35 Wurlitzer
RJE Productions (RJE 1425)1996
Reaching For The MoonErnest BroadbentTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
One-UP/EMI (OU 2171)1977
‘On The Avenue’ Selection: a) Slumming On Park Avenue
b) The Girl On The Police Gazette
c) You’re Laughing At Me
d) This Year’s Kisses
e) He Ain’t Got Rhythm
f) I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Henry CroudsonParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
78 RPM Record
Blue SkiesLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0082)
Puttin’ On The RitzHoward BeaumontTown Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie
Grosvenor Records
(CDGRS1305)
1999
Heat WaveDwight ThomasParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
Newport Classic (NCD60078)1990
AlwaysLee ErwinBeacon Theatre NY

4/19 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0045)1992
Plays A Simple Melody/How Deep Is The Ocean/I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me WarmPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
EMI Records (NTS 1078381)1984

Episode 408 – Dutch Connections

Damon take a trip to the Netherlands on this weeks show with a mix of recording both old and new featuring mostly Dutch built instruments played by some well known artists!

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Music Played

Castanets Of GranadaErnest BroadbentPassage Theatre Schidam

3/10 Standaart
NOF Sound (N.S.P 80-8-8-2)1981
In Sentimental MoodPierre Palla & Bep RowoldAVRO Radio Studio, Hilversum, Holland

4/19 Standaart-Compton
YouTube 1966
In Buddah’s RealmCor SteynCity Theatre Amsterdam

4/17 Strunk
Panachord (H 1017) Curtesy Wayne Ivany1938
Who Am IHarry DavidsonCommodore Hammersmith

3/10 Standaart
Edison Bell Winner (5445) Curtesy Wayne Ivany1932
Drifting And DreamingPierre PallaTuschinski Theatre, Amsterdam

2/6 Wurlitzer (Style 160)
Curtesy Wayne Ivany1928
The Pink Panther ThemeHans NottrotTuschinski Theatre, Amsterdam

4/10 Strunk-Wurlitzer
NOF Sound (NST-77.8.8-1)1977
(I’ve Got) Beginner’s LuckJelani EddingtonCentraal Buteau Voor De Statistiek, Voorburgh

3/11 Standaart
NOF Sound (NOFCD35)2005
Fools Rush InLen RawleConcerthall and Auditorium, Middelburg

3/11 Compton
NOF Sound2006
PollyPatrick HopperMuziekcentrum van de Omroep, Hilversum, Holland

4/20 Standaart-Compton
Private Recording2021

Episode 402 – Jeepers Creepers

The music of Harry Warren is the sole feature on this show – he wrote some of the finest music in Hollywood and will forever be associated with master choreographer Busby Berkeley.

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Music Played

’42nd Street’ MedleyLyn LarsenShea’s Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo, New York

4/28 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts (MCI-110)1993
September In The RainBuddy ColeBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Warner Bros. Records (WS 1557)1964
Jeepers CreepersArnold LoxamTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grosvenor Records1991
You’ll Never KnowGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Essential Records (ERS-01W)1971
Remember Me?Sidney TorchGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Piping Hot (PH2007)2001
I Know WhySimon GledhillOriental Theatre, Milwaukee WI

4/39 Kimbal
Simon Gledhill & Kimbal Theatre Organ Society (KTOS339)2000
Chattanooga Choo ChooLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 1000)1972

Episode 391 – A Perfect Party

If Damon was left to arrange the music for an end of year party, this is what you might expect to hear! Enjoy the celebrations with this extended hour long show!

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Music Played

Thunder And Lightning PolkaErnest BroadbentTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Columbia/EMI Records (SCX 6410)1970
I Cover The Waterfront (Version 1)Bryan RodwellParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
Musiqua2015
Let’s Face The Music And DanceGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Essential Records (ERS-01W)1971
I Don’t Know Why (I Just Do)Dan BellomyParamount Brooklyn NY

4/26 Wurlitzer
Cambria Master Recordings (CD-1108)1997
Bi Mir Bist Du SchoenChris McPheeOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Chris McPhee (CMCD002)1995
Moonlight SerenadeWalt StronyCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/29 Wurlitzer
Walter Strony Productions1996
String Of PearlsLew WilliamsOrgan Stop Pizza, Pheonix AZ

4/29 Wurlitzer
Organ Stop Pizza (OSP 106)1979
Old Cape CodBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-107)1996
MemoryLyn LarsenNethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, Los Angeles CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-108)
Can This Be LoveJim RiggsGranada Theatre, Kansas City KS

3/21 Barton
RTR Productions (RTC105CD)1991
Anaconda SambaLen RawleConcerthall and Auditorium, Middelburg

3/11 Compton
NOF Production2006
If Love Were AllSimon GledhillJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball
DTOS & Simon Gledhill (DTOS366P)1996
BrazilRichard HillsDolby House, Holbeach

3/19 Compton
Cinema Organ Society (COS 127)2000
In The Still Of The Night/Easy To Love/Ev’ry Time We Say GoodbyeRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 17)2011
Jive: Nagasaki/Sweet Georgia BrownPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRALP 18)1987

Episode 379 – Star Organist Showcase

On this weeks show we don’t have one star organist, but many! Damon looks back over the special programs he’s recorded and has picked a few tracks that either weren’t broadcast or we haven’t heard since they were!

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Music Played

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore/I’m Beginning To See The LightLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2014
My RomanceDavid LobbanTown Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie
TOEnc Recording2015
Punch And Judy PolkaTrevor BolshawCongregational Church, Beer

2/6 Wurlizter
TOEnc Recording2018
Without A SongKeith BeckinghamNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

Hammond Organ
TOEnc Recording2018
1960’s Selection: Side Saddle/Here, There and Everywhere/Help/A Hard Days Night/Yesterday/China Tea/Roulette/Enjoy YourselfNicholas MartinVictoria Hall, Saltaire

3/11 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2017